Tag Archives: About cats

FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat Conundrum

Cat Conundrum, the lucky 7th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery featuring Lynley Cannon, a sixty-something cat shelter volunteer who finds more trouble than a cat in catnip. The story takes place in January, so I thought it a good choice … Continue reading

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WHEN IS NATIONAL BLACK CAT DAY??

My new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery, Adventure Cat, is launching on National Black Cat Day! Or is it? When I was looking for a launch date, I checked several cat holiday websites. One listed National Black Cat Day as … Continue reading

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WHY EVERY WRITER SHOULD DO NaNoWriMo—AND WHY THEY SHOULDN’T

It’s nearly November, …also known to writers and would-be writers as NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. While others will be frolicking in the golden leaves and readying for the holidays, a few of us will be hiding at our workstations, … Continue reading

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8 of the Most Common Mistakes Cat Owners Make (And How to Solve Them) KATZENWORLD

I am reblogging an article from the Katzenworld Blogsite that I found most informative. In 8 of the Most Common Mistakes Cat Owners Make (And How to Solve Them), cat aficionado Marc-Andre gets right to the heart of issues common … Continue reading

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FRANNIE: A CRAZY CAT LADY CHARACTER SPOTLIGHT

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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH A CONTEST JUDGE

Since we’re stuck in our own little spaces and I can’t get out among my readers, I’m trying to do some fun things to introduce my upcoming Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery, Cat Conundrum. Recently I began a 5-phase cover … Continue reading

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LUX: FAMILY ALBUM

As many of you know, Lux, Portland’s notorious 911 cat, went to his forever home in December of 2018. What has our boy been doing for the past year? Well, basically, he’s been acting like a normal cat. He gets … Continue reading

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iAmMoshow Does It Again! 40K For Cats!

  Who doesn’t love National Cat Day? Of course we know that to cat people, every day is Cat Day, but it’s fun to pull out all the stops with an extra special celebration once a year. And this October … Continue reading

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A BOOK, A LAUNCH, AND A CAT CONVENTION!

One week! Cosmic Cat launches in one week! I’m excited, not just because I’m bringing a new book out into the light, but also because it will be launching from a particularly thrilling venue, Pop Cats Portland-Cat, Pop, and Art … Continue reading

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DAY 2, CWA CONFERENCE, A PACKED 12 HOURS!

Oh, boy! Today was a long one, but it went by fast as we listened, learned, networked, and socialized. The day began with an inspiring talk from our sponsor Purina’s Dr. Janet Jackson and Dr. Kurt Venator. I like Purina … Continue reading

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